County 21st Century Council
Voter Turnout Analysis for 2012 General Election
Points: Leon County had
one of the highest voter turnouts in the State for the 2012
General Election at 78.1%. Slightly more people early voted or
used absentee ballots than voted ate the polls (75,476 vs.
voters in Leon Counted in 2012 included 103,641 Democrats, 52,302
Republicans, 28,443 No Party Affiliation and 6185 Other Parties.
Turnout for Republicans was slightly higher than Democrats and
both were significantly higher than NPA and OP. White and black
voter turnout were comparable (78.8 vs.78% with Hispanic at 70.6
and others at 75.9.
Posted: June 2014
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Leon County Crime Rates
Leon County Crime Rates, Rates per 100,000 Residents (2008-2013)
reflects an annual 4.9% decrease in violent crimes from 2008
(839.6 per 100K residents) to 2013 (658.5) led by robbery (10.9%
annual decline). Murders remained essentially the same and
forcible sex offenses increased (3.8% annual rate).
Total Index Crime for Florida
County and Offense (2013) show Leon County crime rate index
significantly higher than the overall state rate (index rate of
4720.2 per 100K residents vs. 3627.3)
The decline in violent and property crimes in Leon County has not
been as significant as the decline in the state rates and remains
at a level much higher than the state in many categories. The
overall crime rate for 2013 is only exceeded by Miami-Dade,
Escambia and Orange Counties.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Alcohol/Drug Related Accidents